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BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus – Section-wise List of Topics to prepare

Bank of India has released 214 vacancies for officers in various fields. The online application will start from 16th September 2020. It is important for the aspirants to know the details about the exam. In this blog we are going to discuss the BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus in detail.

BOI Recruitment Selection Procedure

Selection will be through an online test and/or GD and/or personal interview, depending on the number of eligible applicants. Bank reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination as per suitability.


Sr. No    Name of the Tests   Maximum     


  1)   English Language       50
  2)   Professional Knowledge      75
  3)   General Awareness with special reference to   

    Banking industry                 



  • A composite time of 150 mins will be given to complete the exam.

BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus for the online examination

We will discuss the section-wise syllabus starting from English section followed by the Professional Knowledge section and then finally the General Awareness section.  

English section will basically cover these of the following:-

  • Adverbs
  • Verb Agreement
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Tenses
  • Error Corrections
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Arrangements
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Reading comprehension 

BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus for the Professional Knowledge section:

BOI is offering posts like Economist, Statistician, Risk Manager, Credit Analyst, Credit Officers, IT (Fintech), IT (Data Scientist) etc.So the syllabus of this section will be in line with the technical knowledge required for this post.

A detailed description of the syllabus will be updated on this page as soon as it is released by the concerned authorities.

General Awareness with special reference to Banking industry syllabus:-

BOI Recruitment Exam Syllabus for General awareness section covers topics like Budget facts ,Five-year plans, Economy, Banking, and Finance, History, Countries and Capitals, Culture, Geography, knowledge about India and its Neighbourhood, Economy,  Scientific research, Important Financial and Economic news, General politics, Sports, Countries and Capitals, Science and innovations.

Since it is a government bank exam, the focus will be on banking sector related general awareness. The important topics to cover in this section are given below.

Banking in IndiaIndian & International Finance SystemBanking ConceptsImportant Bank & Finance Acts
History of Banking in IndiaBanking and Financial Committees in IndiaCurrencyRBI Act, 1934
Banking and Financial Reforms in IndiaFinancial Market in IndiaInflationBanking regulations act,1949
Financial Institutions in IndiaMoney & Capital MarketingMoney Laundering & Anti-Money LaunderingOverview of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017
Functions of BanksCredit & DebitGreen BankingAmendments in FDI Policy, 2018
Types of  Bank AccountsInternational Financial InstitutionsFinancial InclusionFinancial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017
Types of LoansBasics of Bond and their Types & FeaturesReverse Mortgage LoanForeign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA)
Types of MortgagesMutual FundsBank Credit OperationsPrevention of Money Laundering Act 2002
Types of Cheque & CardsLIBOR & MIBORCash Management ServicesBusiness of Banking Companies in Banking Regulation Act, 1949
Foreign Banks in IndiaSWIFT Codes for banksCIBILEmployee Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
Fund Transfer ServicesTypes of Foreign AccountsBombay Stock Exchange (BSE)Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
Structure of Banking IndustryHistory of Indian Insurance IndustryNational Stock Exchange (NSE)NPA and SARFAESI Act, 2002
Nationalised BanksBancassuranceBanking OmbudsmanList of Bank & Insurance Companies with their Taglines
Public Sector BanksIndian Financial SystemNon-Performing Assets (NPA)Principles of Insurance


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Bank of India Recruitment 2020: FAQs

Q. When will the BOI officer Recruitment online application process start?

Ans. The online application will start from 16 September and will continue until 30 September 2020.

Q. What are the number of vacancies for the BOI Recruitment Notification 2020?

 Ans. BOI Recruitment vacancies are for 214 Officers for various scale projects.

Q. Will the online test for BOI Officer Recruitment be objective?

Ans. Yes, it will be an objective examination.

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